Plique a jour stands for “letting in daylight” in French, and refers to the enamel technique used to create these gorgeous hoop earrings. The technique creates enamel that is transparent. It is very hard and time consuming to make. The Plique a jour technique stems from the Byzantine period and became popular again during the Art Nouveau period. Read More >
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We can’t get enough of David Webb, the “Quintessential American Jeweler” whose beautiful designs continue to be coveted by jewelry lovers. He was famous for designing “bold” jewelry in vibrant colors as well as animal jewelry like this lion enamel ring. Stop by our showroom to explore our David Webb pieces or tell us what you’re looking for and we’ll work with our network of purveyors and collectors to find it.
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Do the unexpected this Valentine’s Day and treat your beloved to a gorgeous vintage piece, she’ll love forever. We adore this original David Webb enamel lion ring. Webb, also known as the “Quintessential American Jeweler” was famous (especially from the 1950s to the 1970s) in the fashion world and among serious lovers of jewels for his bold designs, rich colors and animal jewelry. His clients included Elizabeth Taylor and the Kennedy White House and his designs continue to be high fashion statement pieces today and are often featured in magazines like Vogue. Read More >
Timeless enamel is shining boldly this summer. Recently Town & Country and National Jeweler pointed out that this old world technique is having a modern moment. Colorful enamel is chic and timeless. It also pairs well with a wide range of looks, from casual to dressy.
The dragonfly is the symbol for change. In this ever-changing world we’re reminded by the words of Gandhi to “be the change you wish to see in the world.”
Stop by William Noble to celebrate spring early with sunny yellows, sky blues, lively greens and beautiful florals. Read More >
“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, goodwill toward men!”
The spirit of the season.